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EtymologyEdit

1560s. From Pole +‎ land, from German Pole, singular of Polen, from Polish Polanie (Poles, literally field dwellers), from Proto-Slavic *poljane, plural of *poljaninъ (field dweller), from *polje (field) + *-ěninъ.

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Poland

Proper nounEdit

Poland

  1. A country in Eastern or Central Europe (varies with sources). Official name: Republic of Poland.

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  • Poland” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.